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James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

Posted: 985176000000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993828777000
Surnames: McCarty, McCarthy
I am looking for the birthdate and information on James McCarty who married a Sarah. This is what I have.

Death: bef 22 Oct 1788

Will Book B Page 544

James McCarthy, Shenandoah county. Wife: Sarah. son; Jonas, Daus.,
Dianah, Mary, Hannah; Elizabeth, Sarah; Margaret,
Executors: Son, Jonas and George Adam Zirckle

Witnesses: Mathew Fasmer, Daniel Darst, Abraham Brannaman, Senior and
Jacob Neff

Dated 22 Oct. 1788 Proved 26 Feb. 1789

Spouse: Sarah

Children: Dianah






Jonas (1765-1849)

Re: James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

Posted: 1033263762000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1036274569000
my information is that james married sarah fugate.she was killed by indians in virginia.his birthdate is 1736,not sure of the month.please share any info you have.

Re: James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

Posted: 1033272560000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1075090311000
Surnames: McCarty, Zirkle,

That is a common mistake. My ancestor James McCarty did in fact marry a Sarah. But she was not Sarah Fugate.

That is proven by the bible of James McCarty that married Sarah Fugate passed onto his son William:

This is a copy of the James McCarty bible record From "The Virginia
Genealogist", Jan-Mar, 1959, Vol 3, No 1, Pg 23. Article written by Prentiss

(Names of the children of Jame]s & ( McCarty and t)heir ages &c.
(William M'Carty Born) April ye 1t 1764
(Isa)ac M'Carty Born March ye 29th 1766
( )h M'Carty Born October ye 29th 1767
( )h M'Carty Born October ye 5th 1769 (one of these is Hannah)
(Jame)s M'Carty junr Born July ye 3d 1773
John M'Carty born Sepr ye 27 1775
Wm. M'Carty his book January 7th 1808

(later into article)
(The following is written in the same hand as the James McCarty record)
The names of the Children of Darby & Hannah McCarty with their ages.
James M'Carty Born July ye 4th 1736
Mary M'Carty Born December ye 10th 1738
Isaac M'Carty Born April ye 18 1741
Sarah M'Carty Born July ye 3d 1743
(R)achel M'Carty Born october ye 28th 1745
(Eli)zabeth M'Carty Born June ye 18th 1748
(?Ha)nnah M'Carty Born Decemr ye 9th 1750
Enoch M'Carty Born April 29th 1753
(J)onathan M'Carty Born April ye 29th 1756
(L)ydia M'Carty Born April ye 30 1756 (sic)
Benjamin M'Carty Born December ye 22d 1759
Here we Poor Children Draw our Breath in Pain
and Toil with trouble till we turn to Dust again.

(farther into the article)
James McCarty is mentioned in a Fincastle Co., Va., Road Order of 2 March
1774, concerning a road from the Town House on Holston to Castlewoods on
Clinch. He appears on the Account Books of Thomas Amis of Big Creek (Present
Hawkins Co., Tenn.) in 1783 and according to a letter in the Draper
Manuscripts, Mrs. James McCarty was killed by Indians in February 1788.
Traditionally she is said to have been a Miss Fugate.

Farther into the article, he says that "The familes of Darby, James Sr., and
William McCarty are complete."

It was also proved by the will of my James McCarty who died in Shenandoah County, VA:

The Will of James McCarty
transcribed by: Kathy (Burden) Shaffer

In the Name of god amen, I James McCarty of Shenandoah
County & State of Virginia being sick & in a low state of health in body
but of perfect mind and Memory thanks be given unto god, Calling to mind
the mortallity of my body do make and ordain this my Last will and
Testament in manner following Viz

First it is my will that my dearly beloved wife Sarah shall during her natural
life live with my son Jonas and that the said Jonas shall find and keep her
so that she shall have no Just Cause to Complain & this he shall perform
duly or cause so to do by him or his heirs otherwise she shall have her full
thirds of my Estate according as the Law Directs further I give and bequeath
to my son Jonas all my lands and plantation whereon I now live
to him his heirs and asigns forever & besides all my moveable Estate
now at this time in my possession to be his and that out of said Estate
all my Just debts to be paid and the said Jonas my son shall payout
Give or Cause to be given by him or his heirs Exors or admors to each of
my other Children for their full part out of said Estate now so to them
left two pounds Current lawful money of Virginia and to pay it in manner
following Viz the first payment to be paid after one full year after my
decease and then afterwards every year two pounds and the first payment
to be to the oldest of them and so along yearly from the oldest to the youngest
till each be paid the said sum of two pounds and then to be fully
Quit and discharged from paying anymore the names of my said Children
are as follows Viz Dianah Mary Hannah Elizabeth Sarah &
Margret the said sum of two pounds to be paid to them their heirs or asigns
further & Lastly I do Constitute make and ordain my said son Jonas
& George Adam Zirckle the sole Exors of this my last will and
testament and do hereby utterly disallow and revoke all former
testaments wills Legacies and Exors ratifying and Confirming this
and no other to be my last will and testament in witness whereof
I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty second
of october in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred
& Eighty Eight 1788
Signed Sealed and published pronounced & Declared by the
said James McCarty as his last will and Testament in the
presents of

Matthew Farmer his
Daniel Darst James X McCarty
Abraham Brannaman SR mark
Jacob Neff

At a Court held for the County of Shanandoah on thursday
the 26th day of Feby 1789

The last will and Testament
of James McCarty Decd. Exhibited unto the Court by Jonas
McCarty one Exor therein named the other refusing
and was proved by the oaths of Matthew Farmer &
Dan Durst witnesses & to be recd on the motion of
said Exor a probat is granted he having sworn
to the same and given bond and security according
to Law

Test John Williams

Know all men by these presents that we Jonas McCarty
& David Rork & George Zircle are held and firmly bound
unto Abraham Bird Thomas Allen Jacob Rinker Michael
Speagle & John Anderson Gentlemen Justices of the County Court of
Shanandoah now sitting in the penal sum of one thousand
pounds Current money to be paid to the said Justices their
heirs or Successors to the payment so here of we bind ourselves our
heirs Exors and admors Jointly and severally firmly by
these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 26th
day of Feby 1789
The Condition of the above obligation is such that if
the above bound Jonas McCarty Exor of the Last will
and Testament of James McCarty Decd. do make a true
and perfect Inventory of all and singular the goods
Chattles & Credits of the said Deceased which have or

If you would like to email me, I can hook you up with some Darby McCarty descendents if that is the line you are from.

Omaha, NE

Re: James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

Marilyn (View posts)
Posted: 1037215039000
Classification: Query
I would like information on Darby McCarty.....this my ancestor. I know Jonathan McCarty had a son Lycurgus who married Desdamona Harrison. I would like info on Lycurgus.

Re: James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

Posted: 1037218573000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1075090311000
I DO NOT descend from the Darby McCARTY &

I suggest you contact some Darby McCARTY researchers.

You can do that by joining the McCARTY email list through

Kathy (Burden) Shaffer

Re: James McCarty/McCarthy mar Sarah

Posted: 1039237339000
Classification: Query
It's me again. Have tons on Lycurgus McCarty including wedding picture. Contact me.
Mary Olsen
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